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Black Ferns End of Year tour confirmed

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Black Ferns will travel north at the end of the year for a four-match Test series against England and France.   With two Tests each against England and France in October/November, the schedule...

Deacon appointed England Women Forwards Coach

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

England Women have appointed Louis Deacon as forwards coach with immediate effect.    Former England and Leicester Tigers lock-turned-coach Deacon will have responsibility for the forwards...

England internationals Matthews and Thompson extend stay at Sixways

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

England internationals Alex Matthews and Lydia Thompson have extended their stay at Sixways Stadium as Jo Yapp’s side gear-up for the 2021/22 Allianz Premier 15s campaign.     World...

Scene set for super-charged Rugby World Cup as new dates in 2022 confirmed

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby World Cup 2021 will feature increased rest periods for all teams following World Rugby’s confirmation of the revised tournament dates which will now see New Zealand host the tournament between...

Nominees for the Women's Six Nations Player of the Championship

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2021 Women’s Six Nations delivered a Championship like no other as defending champions England emerged triumphant from the first-ever Finals Day.   The Red Roses overcame France in the...

Red Roses team for Women’s Six Nations final against France

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

England Women head coach Simon Middleton has named his team to play France in the Women’s Six Nations final. The match takes place at Twickenham Stoop on Saturday 24 April, kick-off 2pm live on...

France smash Ireland to set up Women's Six Nations Final against England

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland have missed out on a place in the Women’s Six Nations final against England after a 56-15 defeat to France in Dublin.   The Ireland Women will compete for a third-place after following...

Women’s Six Nations Ranking Permutations and Previews

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

 A look ahead of the Women's Six Nations action.    WORLD RUGBY WOMEN’S RANKINGS STATS Ireland will climb above Italy into seventh if they win and the Azzurre fail to beat Scotland•...